AMG, Mark Berry Music Producer and UK's Ricall Ltd Form Strategic Partnership to Launch ATTACKTRAX, Noted Toronto Based Music Supervision Website

Top Quote New Venture Allows Film & TV Music Supervisors Access to 10,000+ Multi-Genre Songs Searchable By Mood, Topic, Genre, Gender & Lyrics. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) January 14, 2014 - TORONTO, ONTARIO - AMG, in a strategic partnership deal with UK based music industry technology firm Ricall Ltd, is pleased to announce the acquisition of the music supervision website AttackTrax, the noted Toronto-based music supervision company, along with its multiple genre libraries of over 10,000 tracks. The deal sees the retention of staff and the continuation of operations at 401 Richmond Street West in Toronto, Canada. AttackTrax will be one of the world's leading providers of 100% pre-cleared music in all media.

    The deal includes ownership in the flagship AMG libraries Attackin' Tunes, Arabian Music & Raquel's Songs via Cherry Lane Music/BMG, Seven Figure Music, Sabrina's Songs/SOCAN and the rights to represent masters & copyrights in 10 music published libraries internationally including BST Music (Casper), Jayworks, Cantina House Sound (Italy), Waako Records (Shami Media), POP Label, Molto Recordings (Italy), Frontman Publishing, Prismatik Records, B79 Music among others.

    This deal will convey significant benefits to AttackTrax clients including mutual contributions to repertoire offering, the arbitrage of US distribution commissions and access to existing international media and music supervision networks. Conversely, the deal adds content to AMG's international offering of AttackTrax master libraries and moves AttackTrax's automated, IT services for a better client tech experience through the Ricall system. AttackTrax also contributes copyright administration and financial payment services to membership partners.

    Mark S. Berry, Music Producer & Chairman AMG says: "Neil Hadfield and his team have created a great company at Ricall and have provided a 5 star music management and ecommerce system for AttackTrax. We take seriously our responsibility to continue the legacy of great customer service and creative sourcing at AttackTrax and will work hard to bring clients and music supervision companies an unrivaled experience."

    Says Rob Hendricks, EVP Business Affairs, AMG: "All of us at AMG are excited at being part of the AttackTrax/Ricall family. Through working with Ricall as our information technology provider, we saw first-hand their commitment to music supervision and knew we had found the right partner to take AttackTrax to the next level and beyond." Mr. Hendricks will continue to advise AMG on matters related to AttackTrax.

    Commenting on the new Attacktrax site, Neil Hadfield, CEO of Ricall Ltd said, "We appreciate the opportunity to work with Mark Berry's team of music industry professionals and to provide our technology to promote and market their high quality international music catalogue."

    AttackTrax is one of the world's leading providers of 100% pre-cleared production music in all media. AttackTrax is committed to quality and offers 10,000+ tracks of music in all genres from world renowned music publishing catalogs. Previous AttackTrax insertions have included Making of The Matrix Reloaded, Coach Carter, Urban Legend, Harvard Man, Dawsons Creek, Roswell, MTV, Viacom, VH1 and many more including major sports programs internationally. AttackTrax has a launch date set for January, 2014.

    The website has been designed as a state-of-the-art, automated, online customer experience and decision engine that functions on all platforms and complements an already world-class AttackTrax/Ricall brand.

    About AMG Music Publishing:

    AMG has quickly become one of the world's leading music publishers to watch, aggressively assimilating the new digital multimedia frontier. Founded in 1986 by Mark S. Berry, Music Producer and with offices in Toronto & New York, the award-winning company boasts a solid creative team of experienced industry professionals focused on acquisitions, creative development and worldwide administration. The AMG/AttackTrax catalog includes over 10,000 songs along with 10,000 hours of TV music across all genres. AMG is an expert in administrating and sub-publishing music copyrights and has concluded international publishing administration agreements with some of the world's leading indie songwriters and film & television production companies. AttackTrax, AMG's online portal delivers leading edge client account transparency and demonstrates AMG's commitment to world-class client service and being on the leading edge of IT.

    About Ricall Ltd:

    Founded in 1998, Ricall Ltd creates and operates websites for music industry rights holders to manage, promote and market their music catalogues.

    Music supervisors can search catalogues and play music to find the right track for their projects and get immediate price quotes for their desired use. License rights can be purchased over the internet with secure ecommerce technology.

    About Mark S. Berry & Attack Media Group (AMG):

    AMG is a Toronto-based privately owned media & entertainment company formed in 1998 by international record producer, engineer & mixer Mark S. Berry, Music Producer and operates under his leadership as Chairman. Berry, whose extensive production, engineering & re-mixing talents has earned him 36 international gold & platinum records for such notable Grammy & Juno nominated musical icons as, Davie Bowie, Duran Duran, Yes, Boy George, Billy Idol, Kool & The Gang, Cameo, Carly Simon, Joan Jett & many, many more. Already the owner of an extensive music publishing catalogue, AMG's mission is to target potential acquisitions in the music, film & television industries ranging from independent record labels, artists, writers, DVD acquisitions, feature length films, extreme sports content to purchases in the music publishing sector. AMG's focus is music distribution through its deal with Universal Music Group, the insertions of music into international feature film and television releases, as well as the development of reality based television programming.

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